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Sir John de Delves Knight, Sheriff of Stafford
Margaret de Calveley
John de Delves Sheriff of Stafford


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1. Philippa

John de Delves Sheriff of Stafford

  • Born: 1380, Delves Hall, Staffordshire, England
  • Marriage: Philippa in 1404 in Delves Hall, Staffordshire, England
  • Died: Apr 1429, Doddington, Cheshire, England at age 49

bullet  General Notes:

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, pg. 522, John de Delves, heir to his grandfather, styled, senior in 13 Henry IV, Sheriff of Staffordshire, 11 Henry IV, obit, 7 Henry IV, married Phillipa, daughter of ______ Mainwaring, of Norword, 20 Richard II, buried at Wibunbury, 1420 (according to Collins, daughter of Harcourt of Ellenhall, and mother of Thomas, Margery, Elizabeth, Margaret and Joan.) 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Family Background: 806
Delves Hall, 31 Edward I, was the seat of John de Delves. His son, Richard, was constable of Heleigh castle. Richard had two sons, John and Henry. John was one of the four esquires who attended James, lord d'Audely at the battle of Poitiers, where they highly distinguished themslves. He died without issue 11 Richard II (1387), and was succeeded by his brother, Sir Henry, whose son and heir, Sir John Delves, 16 Richard II, was a knight in parliament for Sraffordshire county. From him descended Sir John Delves, who was in favor with King Henry VI, and was slain at the battle of Tewkesbury, 1471. His son was beheaded two days afterwards, by Edward IV. Sir Thomas Delves, the last male of the family was created baronet. His only daughter and heir, Elizabeth, married Sir Brian Broughton.

~A Survey of Staffordshire, pp. 381-382

• Records: 9 Mar-13 Apr 1396. 1046
John son of John de, writ "de non intromittendo" to Adam de Kyngelegh, escheator of Chester, on an inquisition before Thomas le Maistresson, late escheator, finding that Thomas de Budenhale, parson of the church of Rousthom, and Henry de Coton, parson of the church of Aston, being seized in their demesne, as of fee, of the manors of Dodynton and Weston, and of lands and tenements, rents, and services in Hunsterton, Chatkyley, Briddesmere, Blakenhale, Godwynsley, Chorleton, Wystanston, and Nantwich enfeoffed thereof Isabel, who was the wife of John de Delves, Kt., to hold for life, with remainder to Henry de Delves and his heirs forever; that the said Isabel died seized of the said estate; that the said Isabel died seized also as of dower, after the death of the said John, her husband, of 10s. annual rent issuing out of the manor of Blaken, the reversion thereof belonging to Henry de Delves, as brother and heir of the said John; that the said Henry de Delves died during the lifetime of the said Isabel; that John son of John de Delves, was heir to the said Henry, as son of John son of the said Henry, and of 22 years of age, and that the said manors and lands were held partly of the Earl of Chester, partly of others. [19 & 20 Ric. 2. ra. 6 d. (1), (2).]

Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records, Vol. 27, p. 143

John married Philippa in 1404 in Delves Hall, Staffordshire, England. (Philippa was born in 1384 in England and died in 1420 in Delves Hall, Staffordshire, England.)


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